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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for February 16
Last Updated 06-06-2019
-- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.2/16/1958Hall of Famer, Basketball Forward, BrazilianMisc: All-time top scorer in FIBA basketball history; All-time top scorer in the Olympic Games basketball tournaments; 3x Olympic Games top scorer (1988, 1992, 1996); 1x FIBA World Cup top scorer; 16x top scorer in FIBA national leagues (8 in Brazil, 7 in Italy, 1 in Spain); 1 Gold Medal at the Pan American Games (1987); Longest professional career for a basketball player (29 years); FIBA's 50 Greatest Players; FIBA Hall of Fame.Sports Teams: Palmeiras (Brazil) (1974-1978), Sirio (Brazil) (1978-1982), Caserta (Italy) (1982-1990), Pavia (Italy) (1990-1993), Valladolid (Spain) (1993-1995), Corinthians (Brazil) (1995-1997), Bandeirantes (Brazil) (1997-1998), Barueri (Brazil) (1998-1999), Flamengo (Brazil) (1999-2003)
🏆🏀Hasheem Thabeet -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.2/16/1987 N.S.
NBA Player, Tanzanian
Misc: stands 7 foot three tall
🏆🏀Kelly Tripucka -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.2/16/1959 N.S.
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz
🏆🏀Herb Williams -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.2/16/1958
NBA Center, NBA Forward
🏆🏀Senda Berenson Abbott -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1868 N.S. d.2/16/1954 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Misc: authored the first Basketball Guide for Women (1901-07)
🏆🏀Margaret Wade -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1912 N.S. d.2/16/1995 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach, Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Women's Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Delta State University (player 1930-1932, coach 1933, 1973-?)
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